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Standard User Banger
(eat-sleep-adslguide) Mon 30-Apr-12 20:42:58
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USB Plugs


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Do the contacts on USB sockets/plugs oxidise? Just had my mouse have a fit, a MS Comfort mouse disconnected itself from a hub. Then my Logitech G11 did the same but thats connected directly to the rear ports of an MSI P35 motherboard. Replugged them and sprayed them with contact cleaner and seem ok now. Any clues?

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Standard User Deadbeat
(knowledge is power) Mon 30-Apr-12 20:56:12
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Re: USB Plugs


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Like any other, I suppose that they can but I've not seen it on home computers. Maybe your USB subsystem got confused and the re-plugging fixed it?
Does USBDeview show any "stuck" devices?

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(eat-sleep-adslguide) Mon 30-Apr-12 20:59:37
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Re: USB Plugs


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Indeed was just browsing Google maps and the mouse stopped responding. Blue detector light was on but hubs green light was off and got the ding dong as if it was unplugged then keyboard started playing up. Weird.

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Anonymous
(Unregistered)Mon 30-Apr-12 21:02:23
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Re: USB Plugs


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Got any other hubs to try? Or any other power supplies you can use with this hub (assuming it's a powered one)?
Standard User Banger
(eat-sleep-adslguide) Mon 30-Apr-12 21:09:46
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Good point. It is an old hub and PSUs dont last for ever. Unfortunately no spare hubs, might have to replace it. Any good quality hubs you can recommend? This ones a Trust cheapy.

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Standard User Banger
(eat-sleep-adslguide) Mon 30-Apr-12 22:06:35
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Re: USB Plugs


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Ordered a Belkin 4 Port Powered hub so will replace the Trust one and keep as spare.

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